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investment that would expand u.s. production and jobs and also help them develop new technology. detroit deals has 2300 employees and it makes engines rear axles and transmissions. daimler is expected to say its truck division will be the first heavy duty vehicle maker in the u.s. to make all of the parts in one place. that means that the design process can end up being more efficient and the parts end up being more effective. president obama's trip to michigan comes at the same time that right to work legislation is teed up to be signed into law this week. the republican state house and senate jammed through the legislation last week and governor rick schneider who is also a republican, is likely to sign it tomorrow. labor union leaders say they've been told the president will address the right to work fight in today's speech in michigan. in a statement released last thursday a white house spokesman said that president obama has been opposed to right to work laws for a very long time. and that the strength of aut
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. >> to do what with? it is not like they're not ahead technologically from -- on every front. >> but we need to be able to blow up the world 150 times not 147. >> stephanie: otherwise we're french and gay. ron in illinois, you're on "the stephanie miller show." hi ron. >> caller: good morning, steph. >> stephanie: good morning. >> caller: i don't understand why john boehner think -- unless he's living -- think he's living in an ogle archy i couldn't understand -- i don't understand why he thinks he's bargaining from a position of power. >> he seems to be under the illusion that they won the election but he personally did. not only does the president not have a mandate but that they somehow do. even though they lost seats in the house. >> stephanie: he says it. we have the -- republican majority got a mandate. no you didn't. a million more people voted for democrats than republicans. >> guess what. >> i believe larry craig had a mandate. [ ding ding ] [ applause ] >> stephanie: 44 minutes after the hour.